William Russell Belew

30 March 1875–14 March 1954 (Age 78)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of William Russell

William Russell Belew was born on 30 March 1875, in Arkansas, United States. He married Verda May Mann on 5 February 1913, in Steelville, Crawford, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Salem, Dent, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Spring Creek Township, Dent, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 14 March 1954, in St. Francois, St. Francois, Missouri, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Saint Francois Memorial Park, Bonne Terre, St. Francois, Missouri, United States.

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William Russell Belew
Mary E Redwine
Lola Inez Belew
Leta May Belew
Bernice Mildred Belew

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    Leta May Belew


    Bernice Mildred Belew


World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 8

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Bellew .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • William Belew, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William R Belew, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William R Belew, "United States Census, 1920"

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